Dissent of man

The fact that all sorts of people are forced to sign on these days should make us examine our prejudices about the unemployed and those on social welfare

26th March, 2011

The Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale sounds like an engineering term, but Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe Were American psychiatrists who, during the 1960s and 1970s, pioneered research into the relationship between stress and illness in human beings.

Their scale is a list of life experiences, ordered in descending terms of severity.

Not surprisingly, the death of a spouse or child comes first, then divorce, marital separation, imprisonment and the death of a parent or...

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